Meet the Maker: NC Bee Exchange

It all started with a cup of tea. Peter Henkenjohann’s wife was a huge tea lover, and she wanted her very own honey to put in her brew each day.

An Island of Your Own

To watch in full screen, click here. Davis Island wasn’t always an island. In the early 1900s, a hurricane cut a path through a peninsula that stuck out into Core

North Carolina’s Christmas Tree Whisperer

Larry Smith doesn’t have an email address. Or a smartphone. Or a computer. He prefers a direct connection with his family, friends — and Fraser firs. Meet the Christmas tree

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The Art Of Light

Making neon signs is part art, part science. Since 1986, Raleigh’s Nate Shaeffer has been bending glass to bring its special light to life. Watch him make our state glow.

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I Saw it in Our State

Our State Magazine’s mission is to reflect the beauty of North Carolina, to tell the stories of its amazing people and its remarkable history, and to suggest wonderful places to visit. We are unabashedly in love with the Tar Heel State, and every video is designed to be a tribute to where we live.

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